Winter in the Winelands: Special Deals

We dug around the web and rounded up a few good winter deals for you, being offered at wine farms around the Western Cape. Which, despite the ups and downs of this winter’s weather, you can enjoy hot or cold. 😉 Remember that many do not offer specials on public holidays, and a few restaurants have closed for a short … Read More

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Get your entries in! The search for the 2018 FNB Top 10 has begun…

It feels impossible, but apparently it’s true… It’s that time of year again!  The time of year where we gather all the splendid Sauvignon Blancs we can get our hands on, and offer them to a select group of incredible judges for a blind-tasting spanning a few days.  (Of course, these things take time.) Which Sauvvies will be in this … Read More

CandiceGet your entries in! The search for the 2018 FNB Top 10 has begun…

2017 FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC TOP 10 REVEALED

The winners of the 2017 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top Ten were announced during a well-attended wine crafters affair in Franschhoek, Western Cape. Presented by the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG) and sponsored by FNB Business since 2007, the competition has become the country’s foremost platform for Sauvignon Blanc producers. The winners that made this year’s coveted list … Read More

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20 Finalists Revealed in the 2017 FNB Top 10!

Our esteemed judges have somehow managed to whittle their way through 190 entries – up by 19 from last year – and shortlist their top 20 finalists in this year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc competition.  These 20 hail from a great spread of areas including the new Cape Town District, Elgin, Elim, Cape Town, Darling, Durbanville, Stellenbosch, McGregor, and … Read More

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Stories & Sauvignon Blancs at Steenberg Farm: Part 1

If you follow us on Instagram you’ll already know we’re all about Steenberg this September. And not just the wine; the people behind the wine, too, and their intriguing stories.  Let’s start way back.  Yes, that’s right; a little further…  Keep going until you hit the 1600s. Have You Met the Feisty Catharina and Her Five Husbands? Piecing together the … Read More

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Braaioritising Sauvignon Blanc

  If you’re looking for a simple, delicate fish dish for National Heritage Day (a.k.a. Braai Day), then we have just the thing for your braai grid.  The flavour of this fish is honoured by the herbs rather than overpowered, and the dish as a whole complements a quality Sauvignon Blanc beautifully.  Leftovers will give salads or sandwiches a tasty … Read More

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